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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

  Oswego Canal – Minetto

August 18, 2023

Mariners are advised that Lock O-5 in Minetto over the Oswego Canal is inoperable due to an area power outage, and therefore unable to lock through vessels until further notice.  Updates will follow.

Charts covering the affected area can be found at

Features along the western portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at

The Canal Corporation urges all users and stakeholders to register to receive updates through the Notice to Mariners notification program by clicking here.

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In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.